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Step 2 Formal Grievance Resolution (Student Academic Misconduct)

Important Information Before Submitting your Grievance

Please ensure you detail in your grievance the reasons why you disagree with the previous outcome or the way in which this outcome was handled. The grievance must contain the grounds for the review and supporting evidence.

Under section 7.4 of the Student Review and Appeals – Procedures

 Grounds for review include:

(a) relevant factors that the original decision did not take into account;

(b) new relevant information; and

(c) procedural errors.

It is recommended you contact the Student Guild where one of the student advocates can provide you with independent support and advice to best prepare your grievance. Either call, (07) 5456 3742 or email and a student advocate will speak with you.

You may also wish to reach out to the Student Ombudsman who can assist you to navigate and understand the policies and procedures related to your grievance. You can email the Student Ombudsman at

Your Grievance

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Grievance details

Please provide the details of your grievance in a Word document and attach along with supporting evidence. Clearly state the details of your grievance and all the information for consideration.

Independent support

All students are entitled to seek independent support and advice regarding a complaint or grievance from the Student Guild. UniSC encourages students to contact the Guild to discuss their complaint or grievance prior to commencing formal grievance procedures. The Student Guild can be contacted on (07) 5456 3742 or email


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